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Hard-working, innovation-driven and fun-loving Centric Software is hiring! Our business is quickly growing around the world and we are looking for people who are the best in their fields to join our team.

Along with the best team, we are on a mission to build the best product and work with the best customers. We believe their words speak louder than ours.

If you aren’t afraid of joining a very fast moving company, pushing your limits and working with an awesome team of really smart people, check out our openings below. If you don’t see an open role that matches your super powers, please feel free to send us your CV. You never know!

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Current Opportunities, North America

Compensation Accountant – Campbell, CA

Title of Job: Accountant, Compensation
Role Located in: Campbell, CA
Reports to: Accounting Manager

Centric Software is the innovative leader in delivering PLM solutions developed exclusively for retail, fashion, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies.

Centric is focused exclusively on the product development requirements of retail, apparel, footwear, luxury goods and consumer goods companies. What does that mean? Intuitive, user friendly and completely web-based solutions. An easy-to-use, “single version of the truth” approach to line planning, global sourcing, calendar management, materials management, quality management, collection management, technical design and continuous improvement of retail execution. Industry-first PLM mobile apps to keep your product team connected whenever and where ever product inspiration, development and execution occurs.
Accountant, Compensation
Role Description:
The Accountant is responsible for many aspects of employee compensation and preparing related journal entries, reconciling general ledger accounts and preparation of related schedules. Serves as a liaison with Human Resources and ensures adherence to payroll related labor laws. Acts as primary liaison for time reporting and payroll related issues both internally and externally for the organization.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Semi-monthly, multi-state payroll processing for hourly and salaried employees
• Manage Sales Compensation, bonus and commission calculation
• Assist with employee expense management
• Support year-end financial audit
• Perform other accounting duties as assigned
• Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive employee and company information at all times

Basic Requirements:
• BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
• 2 + years progressive accounting experience with focus in payroll and sales compensation, a plus
• ADP Payroll System experience, a plus
• NetSuite or other ERP system experience and Microsoft Office, especially in Excel
• Must be a self-starter and team player and able to work in a fast pace and rapidly change environment


Global HR Director – Campbell, CA

Sr. Global HR Director
Campbell, CA

Our company has expanded into the Global Marketplace and we now have offices in China, Europe, Japan and plans to expand into Canada. We need a very hands on Human Resources Manager with experience setting up and working in an international HR environments. This includes recruitment, hiring, benefits, compensation, payroll, compliance, training and termination.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Hiring
• Assist Managers with new hires and the onboarding process; new hire reporting, payroll, new hire orientation, background checks, and benefits.
Payroll
• International payroll is processed monthly or bi-monthly. Process employee new hires, time off records, commissions and bonus, update payroll spreadsheet and distribute to payroll accountants to process for payment. Ensure that all European employees are being paid properly.
Employee Communications
• Develop Employee Handbooks by country, implement and distribute. Develop HR policies/managers handbooks for EMEA.
• Establish a standard Employment Contract by country that can be turned quickly and efficiently to turn new hires contracts around in 24 hours but only with written approval from the President and CEO. Ensure that the contracts are designed to the company’s standards.
• Establish guidelines and Manage Leaves of Absence according to the regulations of each country.
Employee Benefits
• Establish Standard Benefit Offering by Country. Researches and analyzes benefits programs and trends and implements plans based on the employer’s needs and budget. Through effective communicate to the department managers to explain benefit programs so that the managers can explain benefit programs to candidates and employees.
• Ensure that the benefits are cost effective to the company. Implement needed changes for respective countries, which includes: Benefit plan contracts, establish process of administration, employee notifications and enrollment.

Compensation and Evaluations
• Assist with performance evaluation systems that enable managers and supervisors to successfully conduct reviews and give merit increases.
• Assist Managers and supervisors conduct performance appraisals on their employees to gauge whether they are performing according to company standards.
• Process raises, promotions only with written approval from the CEO.
Training and Development
•Establishes New Hire and on-the-job and off-the-job training programs so employees obtain the knowledge they need to properly execute their duties.
•New Hire Training procedures and guidelines.
•Provide resources such as workshops and seminars and leadership training to improve manager and employee relations to foster employee development.

Qualifications:

8+ years in Human Resources with at least 5 in a management capacity
5+ years working in international or global HR initiatives.


Sr. UI Engineer

We’re looking for UI Engineers who are passionate about the products they create, and always looking for ways to improve the user experience and design.

UI Engineer/Developer

Centric Software – Los Gatos, CA

Full Time / Benefits

 

Centric Software provides enterprise software applications in the fast moving consumer goods market to manage, optimize, and execute business processes. Our software solutions help our customers in taking their products from concept to production, and in between managing their materials, sourcing, quality, and pricing on their way to producing their final catalog.

Our customers love us because of our best-in-class, attractive, easy-to-use, configurable and powerful UI. But we know that is all relative in the world of enterprise applications, and that we can make it even better. We’re looking to refresh our UI with a new look, new widgets, and a better layout to make our customer’s job even easier. It won’t be easy though – the application needs to handle ever-increasing amounts of data, views, and users slicing and dicing data in unimaginable ways. It will be your job to make it fast, easy, and reliable.

We’re looking for UI Engineers who are passionate about the products they create, and always looking for ways to improve the user experience and design. You should have deep understanding of front-end engineering principles, experience with modern front-end frameworks (i.e. Angular, Bootstrap, Dojo, React) and single page applications, and building cross-browser reactive UIs (HTML5, CSS3). The web landscape is continually changing, and we need you to help us stay ahead of the curve.

So if the idea of working on a product used by iconic brands around the world sounds attractive to you, then we’d love to meet you!  You will work with an amazing technical and innovative team, have awesome career advancement and a great work-life balance in the heart of Silicon Valley.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Take ownership of a significant part of our UI
  • Develop and deliver new feature enhancements to our customers
  • Create frequent iterations for prototyping and delivery of new features
  • Proactively move the technology base forward, leaving the codebase better factored and better tested than when you found it
  • Unit tests work and adheres to agreed-upon production requirements
  • Support, improve and maintain existing releases
  • Be part of an agile development team, working in two-week iterations and attending daily standups

 

Requirements and Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering,  or related field
  • Passion for building fast, intuitive, reactive, and reliable UIs
  • Strong programming skills and understanding of object oriented programming
  • Proven experience with Java, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Proven experience with at least one modern client-side framework
  • Prior experience building large-scale enterprise applications is a plus
  • Prior experience consuming REST APIs is a plus
  • Experience/Education in design and usability is a plus
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S

 


Business Consultant/ Implementation Engineer – USA

Business Consultant/ Implementation Engineer – US

Deliver Centric 8 Agile deployment projects on-time, per schedule per responsible technical and business goals of company (e.g. out-of-the-box – OOTB configurations, customer business process mapping, and best practice advocacy).

Key Responsibilities: Provide technical leadership and support to pre-sales and implementation teams in designing and delivering Centric 8 Solutions focused on the Retail. Apparel & Footwear Industry and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and High-Fashion market.

Manage deployment projects per Centric’s Agile deployment methodology, delivering customer solution model per out-of-the-box Centric 8 (PLM) use cases and configuration points and Centric’s Agile processes.  Conduct customer business process analysis, information modeling, mapping to Centric 8 configurations and interface control definitions with related systems to be integrated,  data and process conversion from legacy PDM systems, provide customer guidance on process-system alignment practices, desk top procedures, process-system validation and training and on-going customer care.

Specialist skills in system integration, IT tuning and optimization and installation in enterprise environments.

Acquire and disseminate FMCG domain and system integration best practices and provide customer scenario details to guide product development, QA, Customer Support groups as needed.

Key Activities:

  • Coordinate and collaborate with customer implementation team and Centric teams to ensure a successful and referenceable delivery.
  • Analyze customer business process requirements as a basis to propose Centric 8 (OOTB) Solutions.
  • Consult, deploy, tune, configure, optimize and install Centric software stack within customer’s IT environment, with a focus on enterprise high availability and system integration dimensions.
  • Produce written specifications (i.e. UML models, Centric 8 configurations) to capture business process requirements for proposed solutions and configuration activities.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to address customer business scenarios within the product scope.
  • Ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide support for Proposal and Project teams, provide technical leadership and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Develop and document Data/Object Model to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Identify, delegate and execute project tasks including installing and configuring software, deployment training, data migration and deployment support.
  • Mentor other consultants during the delivery of Centric Software based solutions.
  • Provide input into future solution functionality, implementation methodology and configuration standards.
  • Ensure that quality software engineering processes and Agile practices are followed.

 

POSITION MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with involvement in real-world PLM and enterprise system integration deployments in domain
  • Experience with FMCG, Apparel and Luxury markets and industry best practices and change management considerations
  • Proven project management experience as evidenced by successful project delivery
  • strong and confident Customer Facing / consulting skills.
  • Experience in software installation, IT troubleshooting and optimization – Database (SQL Server, Oracle), Application Server (JBoss), experience with load balancing and clustering environments.  Skills in performance tuning and optimization and trouble shooting relative to the software stack web environment.
  • Availability for overnight travel.

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES 

  • Experience with modeling methods and techniques (e.g. UML) and enterprise process and information modeling and modeling in general
  • Experience with Windows operating systems
  • Experience deploying and configuring Web Applications
  • Experience with web standards and  XML,CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL, relational database systems (Oracle and MSSQL)
  • Experience in enterprise scale usability, performance and enterprise delivery system considerations (J2EE), and enterprise system integration (with ERP).
  • Experience deploying, tuning and optimizing enterprise scale applications for High Availability performance – e.g.  Application Server (JBoss) and Database (SQL Server, Oracle) experience with load balancing and clustering environments
  • MS Office tools including MS Project and Visio, and related scripting languages
  • Expertise in core technologies  including: document management, PLM, system integration, data and process migration and conversion, security and access control, enterprise scalability and performance management, general project management, change management, and customer/ supplier collaboration processes.
  • Expertise and domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and or Global Product Sourcing and FMCG processes and industry best practices; familiar with authoring tools and practices in domain (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, OptiTex, etc.).
  • Experience in process-system re-design and adoption methods as evidenced by deployments in the industry

 

DEPLOYMENT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Expertise in the areas of solution development and project management.
  • Highly developed problem analysis and solving skills.
  • Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.
  • Exhibit collaborative working style.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.
  • Technology enthusiast with mature technical leadership skills.
  • Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written).
  • Business and commercial awareness.

 

 


Inside Sales – PLM Solutions

FUNCTION/DEPARTMENT:       Telephone Prospecting, Lead Qualification & Tele-Sales

PURPOSE:

Develop qualified sales opportunities from target leads that are found and provided by the marketing organization presenting Product Intelligence PLM Solutions focused on the Apparel Industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and prioritize target accounts.
  • Create account level research and work with sales team to create specific account action plans.
  • Seek and form relationships within target accounts via phone, email and marketing events.
  • Facilitate executive level (CxO, EVP, VP) conversations specific to a company’s business challenges, industry and competitive pressures, and engage with the executive with respect to how Centric’s solution could solve business problems.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of knowledge of all Centric products & solutions and how they accommodate business needs in the target markets.
  • With the sales executives, produce written proposals & quotations.
  • Develop and maintain a complete understanding of software licensing, service contracting and pricing structures.
  • Develop a high level of knowledge of Centric’s customers, prospects, competitors and industry partners…maintain a basic understanding of business operations within the target market segments.
  • Work with the sales team to prepare business response documentation for RFI/RFP/RFQ requests.
  • Develop new and creative ways to interact with prospective customers and work closely with marketing to execute on new campaigns.
  • Maintain a constant and open channel of communication with all sales teams to ensure that the target account strategies are adjusted as needed.
  • Track and maintain callings, emailing and all interaction notes in corporate CRM system.
  • Meet and exceed assigned lead qualification goals and revenue goals.
  • Participate in regional & national trade shows, exhibits and conferences.

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

    • 1-5 years of proven success in lead generation, inside sales, field sales or roles that required the achievement of a performance quota related to sales, marketing or consulting.
    • Basic understanding of enterprise applications (ERP, PLM, SCM) and general business practices.
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills – ability to make cold calls is required.
    • Ability to effectively gain attention of a prospect with an “elevator pitch” and engage in meaningful discussion.
    • Understanding of business operations with the ability to read and understand business challenges behind a company’s financial reports, press release, shareholder reports, etc.
    • Proven track record of consistently meeting and exceeded annual quotas.
    • Excellent presentation skills at executive level with small or large audiences.
    • Proven new account development skills and experience.
  • Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written).
  • Expertise or domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for (FMCG) market.
  • Experience preparing presentation materials and RFI/RFP responses.
  • Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.
  • Proven experience selling software solutions that result in contracts in excess of $200,000.
  • Experience with value based selling or solution selling
  • Experience selling MRP, ERP, CRM, SCM or similar is a plus

 

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POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors Degree, preferably in business, or similar experience.
  • Experience with web based CRM systems (SalesForce.com experience a plus) and emailing software (Outlook experience a plus).
  • Availability for limited over night travel.

 

BEHAVIORAL CRITERIA/COMPETENCIES:

    • Managing change – Adapting effort to facilitate change in dynamic environments.
    • Team building – Actively working to build a strong team spirit and a sense of commitment.
  • Ensuring results – Taking action to ensure that work is delivered to a high standard.
  • Communication – Communicating effectively to ensure others are fully briefed and listening to ensure a mutual understanding.

 

  • Managing Information – Using management information to take appropriate business decisions and initiatives.
  • Internal Networking – Establishing contacts in the organization and interacting effectively with them.
  • Credibility – Making an impact and establishing credibility with internal and external customers.
  • Ensuring Results – Taking action to ensure work is delivered to a high standard.
  • Problem Solving – Resolving problems in order to clarify situations and create a way forward.
  • Calculated Risk Taking – Making sound business decisions which balance risk with reward.
  • Market Orientation -Having a business perspective on developments in the external market place.
  • Customer Focus – Ensuring that both the current and anticipated needs of customers are met.
  • Creativity – Coming up with new ideas and original proposals.
  • Relationship Management – Able to develop rapport with others and recognize their concerns and feelings; build and maintain long-term associations based on trust and assistance provided to others.

 


Sales Executive- USA – East Coast and West Coast

In your capacity of Sales Executive, you will have to generate and increase revenues in your targeted geographic territory, as well as named vertical accounts, through direct sales activities presenting Product Intelligence PLM Solutions focused on the Apparel Industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market. You shall have the following duties, among others:

  • Be responsible for the ownership of revenue generation within assigned territory, as well as the quality & strength of the executive relationships within the territory;
  • Be responsible for in-depth, broad-based sales presentations of the entire Centric PLM Solution suite;
  • Drive complex solution sales cycles to deal closure;
  • Prospect with qualified leads to identify business opportunities in which the Centric PLM Solution suite can provide business solutions;
  • Analyze customer business requirements as a basis to develop a sales strategy and propose Product Intelligence Solutions;
  • Produce written proposals & quotations;
  • Prepare business response documentation for RFI/RFP/RFQ requests;
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to complex customer business requirements;
  • Work with a technical team and ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements;
  • Provide sales leadership for proposal and project teams and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions;
  • Meet and exceed assigned revenue goals;
  • Develop and manage business plan for assigned territory;
  • Participate in regional & national trade shows, exhibits and conferences

In addition, you shall perform any other assignments with which the Company or the Group may entrust you, within the scope of these duties, without it being considered as a substantial modification of your Agreement. In addition you will be required to carry out such alternative or additional duties as the Company may from time to time reasonably require which do not materially diminish your status.

 


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Current Opportunities, Europe

Customer Support Specialist

Customer Support Specialist
Direct Hire – EMEA
Telecommute – Must reside in EMEA

Job Description

As a technical support specialist you are quick-thinking and a fast study. In this role you are responsible for post-implementation front-line customer support for the Centric 8 PLM solution. You will work directly with customers to quickly resolve questions and issues promptly and efficiently in a professional manner.

• Strong and confident Customer Facing / Support skills
• Experience in software installation, IT troubleshooting and optimization – Database (SQL Server, Oracle), Application Server (JBoss), experience with load balancing and clustering environments. Skills in performance tuning and optimization and troubleshooting relative to the software stack web environment.
• Experience with Windows operating systems
• Experience deploying and configuring Web Applications
• MS Office tools including MS Project and Visio, and related scripting languages
• Highly developed problem analysis and solving skills.
• Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.
• Analyzing complex problems to evaluate alternatives and identify sound options.
• Making an impact and establishing credibility with internal and external customers.
• Establishing contacts in the organization and interacting effectively with them.
• Communicating effectively to ensure others are fully briefed and listening to ensure a mutual understanding.
• Resolving problems in order to clarify situations and create a way forward.
• Customer Satisfaction Focus
• Availability for overnight travel.
• Achieve proficiency with Centric 8 software installation and functionality
• Build and maintain solid customer relationships by providing superior customer support via email, telephone, WebEx, and other electronic medium
• Assist in the development and maintenance of online solutions
• Troubleshoot defects and log support cases
• Act as a customer advocate by creating enhancement requests
• Work collaboratively to build and maintain productive working relationships with customer support team members, engineering, quality assurance, sales, pre-sales and implementation teams.

Education and/or Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in ; Computers and/or Fashion Design
• 3-4+ years of Customer Service or related experience
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent time management skills
• Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
• Excellent command of the English language
Skills
• Salesforce experience a plus
• WebEx experience a plus
• Web – and email-savvy
• Familiarity with PLM or PDM solutions a plus
• Understanding of PDM/PLM integration with enterprise solutions such as ERP a plus
• Italian, German, French, Spanish languages a plus


EMEA HR Manager

EMEA HR Manager

Telecommute – Must live in EMEA – no US candidates please!

Our company has expanded into the Global Marketplace and we now have offices in UK, Germany, Sweden, Italy, France plans to expand into other European Countries. We need a very hands on Human Resources Manager with experience setting up and working in an international HR environments. This includes hiring, benefits, compensation, payroll, compliance, training and termination and recruitment.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Hiring

  • Assist Managers with new hires and the onboarding process; new hire reporting, payroll, new hire orientation, background checks, and benefits.

Payroll

  • International payroll is processed monthly or bi-monthly. Assist the accounting team in processing Europe payroll. Process employee new hires, time off records, commissions and bonus and work with Accounting to assure European employees are being paid properly.

Employee Communications

Under the supervision of the International HR Director will undertake the following projects:

  • Develop HR policies/managers handbooks for EMEA.
  • Establish a standard Employment Contract by country that can be turned quickly and efficiently to turn new hires contracts around in 24 hours but only with written approval from the President and CEO. Ensure that the contracts are designed to the company’s standards.
  • Establish guidelines and Manage Leaves of Absence according to the regulations of each country.

Employee Benefits

  • Review Standard Benefit Offering by Country. Research and analyze benefits programs and trends and implements plans based on the employer’s needs and budget. Through effective communicate to the department managers to explain benefit programs so that the managers can explain benefit programs to candidates and employees.
  • Ensure that the benefits are cost effective to the company. Implement needed changes for respective countries, which includes: Benefit plan contracts, establish process of administration, employee notifications and enrollment.
  • Manage employee stock option and ensure agreements are received and signed
  • Manage employee Holiday Accruals and update managers as to vacation status of all employees in Europe.

Compensation and Evaluations – Work with Global Director of HR on the following initiatives:

  • Assist with performance evaluation systems that enable managers and supervisors to successfully conduct reviews and give merit increases.
  • Assist Managers and supervisors conduct performance appraisals on their employees to gauge whether they are performing according to company standards.
  • Process raises, promotions only with written approval from the CEO.

Training and Development – work with Hiring Managers and Global HR Director on the following:

  • Training and Development – Work with hiring managers and Global HR Director on the following:
  • Establish New Hire and on-the-job training programs so employees obtain the knowledge they need to properly execute their duties.
  • New Hire Training procedures and guidelines
  • Provide resources such as workshops and seminars and leadership training to improve manager and employee relations and to foster employee development

Qualifications:

8+ years in Human Resources within Europe with at least 5 in a management capacity

5+ years working in HR initiatives for EMEA.

3+ years in establishing and deploying HR policy for EMEA environments

3+ years doing EMEA payroll

Experience in setting up training programs for Europe

Able to assist various cultures with HR issues – ability to speak fluent English is CRITICAL, multi lingual is a plus.

Experience setting up international HR policies and procedures that are currently not established.

4-year degree and HR certifications are preferred.


Post Sales Consultant – Scandinavia/Nordic

Deliver Centric 8 Agile deployment projects on-time, per schedule per responsible technical and business goals of company (e.g. out-of-the-box – OOTB configurations, customer business process mapping, and best practice advocacy).

Key Responsibilities: Provide technical leadership and support to pre-sales and implementation teams in designing and delivering Centric 8 Solutions focused on the Retail. Apparel & Footwear Industry and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and High-Fashion market.

Manage deployment projects per Centric’s Agile deployment methodology, delivering customer solution model per out-of-the-box Centric 8 (PLM) use cases and configuration points and Centric’s Agile processes.  Conduct customer business process analysis, information modeling, mapping to Centric 8 configurations and interface control definitions with related systems to be integrated,  data and process conversion from legacy PDM systems, provide customer guidance on process-system alignment practices, desk top procedures, process-system validation and training and on-going customer care.

Specialist skills in system integration, IT tuning and optimization and installation in enterprise environments.

Acquire and disseminate FMCG domain and system integration best practices and provide customer scenario details to guide product development, QA, Customer Support groups as needed.

Key Activities:

  • Coordinate and collaborate with customer implementation team and Centric teams to ensure a successful and referenceable delivery.
  • Analyze customer business process requirements as a basis to propose Centric 8 (OOTB) Solutions.
  • Consult, deploy, tune, configure, optimize and install Centric software stack within customer’s IT environment, with a focus on enterprise high availability and system integration dimensions.
  • Produce written specifications (i.e. UML models, Centric 8 configurations) to capture business process requirements for proposed solutions and configuration activities.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to address customer business scenarios within the product scope.
  • Ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide support for Proposal and Project teams, provide technical leadership and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Develop and document Data/Object Model to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Identify, delegate and execute project tasks including installing and configuring software, deployment training, data migration and deployment support.
  • Mentor other consultants during the delivery of Centric Software based solutions.
  • Provide input into future solution functionality, implementation methodology and configuration standards.
  • Ensure that quality software engineering processes and Agile practices are followed.

 

POSITION MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with involvement in real-world PLM and enterprise system integration deployments in domain
  • Experience with FMCG, Apparel and Luxury markets and industry best practices and change management considerations
  • Proven project management experience as evidenced by successful project delivery
  • strong and confident Customer Facing / consulting skills.
  • Experience in software installation, IT troubleshooting and optimization – Database (SQL Server, Oracle), Application Server (JBoss), experience with load balancing and clustering environments.  Skills in performance tuning and optimization and trouble shooting relative to the software stack web environment.
  • Availability for overnight travel.

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES 

  • Experience with modeling methods and techniques (e.g. UML) and enterprise process and information modeling and modeling in general
  • Experience with Windows operating systems
  • Experience deploying and configuring Web Applications
  • Experience with web standards and  XML,CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL, relational database systems (Oracle and MSSQL)
  • Experience in enterprise scale usability, performance and enterprise delivery system considerations (J2EE), and enterprise system integration (with ERP).
  • Experience deploying, tuning and optimizing enterprise scale applications for High Availability performance – e.g.  Application Server (JBoss) and Database (SQL Server, Oracle) experience with load balancing and clustering environments
  • MS Office tools including MS Project and Visio, and related scripting languages
  • Expertise in core technologies  including: document management, PLM, system integration, data and process migration and conversion, security and access control, enterprise scalability and performance management, general project management, change management, and customer/ supplier collaboration processes.
  • Expertise and domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and or Global Product Sourcing and FMCG processes and industry best practices; familiar with authoring tools and practices in domain (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, OptiTex, etc.).

Post Sales Consultant – Italy

Deliver Centric 8 Agile deployment projects on-time, per schedule per responsible technical and business goals of company (e.g. out-of-the-box – OOTB configurations, customer business process mapping, and best practice advocacy).

Key Responsibilities: Provide technical leadership and support to pre-sales and implementation teams in designing and delivering Centric 8 Solutions focused on the Retail. Apparel & Footwear Industry and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and High-Fashion market.

Manage deployment projects per Centric’s Agile deployment methodology, delivering customer solution model per out-of-the-box Centric 8 (PLM) use cases and configuration points and Centric’s Agile processes.  Conduct customer business process analysis, information modeling, mapping to Centric 8 configurations and interface control definitions with related systems to be integrated,  data and process conversion from legacy PDM systems, provide customer guidance on process-system alignment practices, desk top procedures, process-system validation and training and on-going customer care.

Specialist skills in system integration, IT tuning and optimization and installation in enterprise environments.

Acquire and disseminate FMCG domain and system integration best practices and provide customer scenario details to guide product development, QA, Customer Support groups as needed.

Key Activities:

  • Coordinate and collaborate with customer implementation team and Centric teams to ensure a successful and referenceable delivery.
  • Analyze customer business process requirements as a basis to propose Centric 8 (OOTB) Solutions.
  • Consult, deploy, tune, configure, optimize and install Centric software stack within customer’s IT environment, with a focus on enterprise high availability and system integration dimensions.
  • Produce written specifications (i.e. UML models, Centric 8 configurations) to capture business process requirements for proposed solutions and configuration activities.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to address customer business scenarios within the product scope.
  • Ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide support for Proposal and Project teams, provide technical leadership and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Develop and document Data/Object Model to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Identify, delegate and execute project tasks including installing and configuring software, deployment training, data migration and deployment support.
  • Mentor other consultants during the delivery of Centric Software based solutions.
  • Provide input into future solution functionality, implementation methodology and configuration standards.
  • Ensure that quality software engineering processes and Agile practices are followed.

 

POSITION MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with involvement in real-world PLM and enterprise system integration deployments in domain
  • Experience with FMCG, Apparel and Luxury markets and industry best practices and change management considerations
  • Proven project management experience as evidenced by successful project delivery
  • strong and confident Customer Facing / consulting skills.
  • Experience in software installation, IT troubleshooting and optimization – Database (SQL Server, Oracle), Application Server (JBoss), experience with load balancing and clustering environments.  Skills in performance tuning and optimization and trouble shooting relative to the software stack web environment.
  • Availability for overnight travel.
  • Fluent or Native Italian language skills

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES 

  • Experience with modeling methods and techniques (e.g. UML) and enterprise process and information modeling and modeling in general
  • Experience with Windows operating systems
  • Experience deploying and configuring Web Applications
  • Experience with web standards and  XML,CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL, relational database systems (Oracle and MSSQL)
  • Experience in enterprise scale usability, performance and enterprise delivery system considerations (J2EE), and enterprise system integration (with ERP).
  • Experience deploying, tuning and optimizing enterprise scale applications for High Availability performance – e.g.  Application Server (JBoss) and Database (SQL Server, Oracle) experience with load balancing and clustering environments
  • MS Office tools including MS Project and Visio, and related scripting languages
  • Expertise in core technologies  including: document management, PLM, system integration, data and process migration and conversion, security and access control, enterprise scalability and performance management, general project management, change management, and customer/ supplier collaboration processes.
  • Expertise and domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and or Global Product Sourcing and FMCG processes and industry best practices; familiar with authoring tools and practices in domain (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, OptiTex, etc.).

Post Sales Consultant – Germany

Deliver Centric 8 Agile deployment projects on-time, per schedule per responsible technical and business goals of company (e.g. out-of-the-box – OOTB configurations, customer business process mapping, and best practice advocacy).

Key Responsibilities: Provide technical leadership and support to pre-sales and implementation teams in designing and delivering Centric 8 Solutions focused on the Retail. Apparel & Footwear Industry and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and High-Fashion market.

Manage deployment projects per Centric’s Agile deployment methodology, delivering customer solution model per out-of-the-box Centric 8 (PLM) use cases and configuration points and Centric’s Agile processes.  Conduct customer business process analysis, information modeling, mapping to Centric 8 configurations and interface control definitions with related systems to be integrated,  data and process conversion from legacy PDM systems, provide customer guidance on process-system alignment practices, desk top procedures, process-system validation and training and on-going customer care.

Specialist skills in system integration, IT tuning and optimization and installation in enterprise environments.

Acquire and disseminate FMCG domain and system integration best practices and provide customer scenario details to guide product development, QA, Customer Support groups as needed.

Key Activities:

  • Coordinate and collaborate with customer implementation team and Centric teams to ensure a successful and referenceable delivery.
  • Analyze customer business process requirements as a basis to propose Centric 8 (OOTB) Solutions.
  • Consult, deploy, tune, configure, optimize and install Centric software stack within customer’s IT environment, with a focus on enterprise high availability and system integration dimensions.
  • Produce written specifications (i.e. UML models, Centric 8 configurations) to capture business process requirements for proposed solutions and configuration activities.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to address customer business scenarios within the product scope.
  • Ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide support for Proposal and Project teams, provide technical leadership and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Develop and document Data/Object Model to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Identify, delegate and execute project tasks including installing and configuring software, deployment training, data migration and deployment support.
  • Mentor other consultants during the delivery of Centric Software based solutions.
  • Provide input into future solution functionality, implementation methodology and configuration standards.
  • Ensure that quality software engineering processes and Agile practices are followed.

 

POSITION MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with involvement in real-world PLM and enterprise system integration deployments in domain
  • Experience with FMCG, Apparel and Luxury markets and industry best practices and change management considerations
  • Proven project management experience as evidenced by successful project delivery
  • strong and confident Customer Facing / consulting skills.
  • Experience in software installation, IT troubleshooting and optimization – Database (SQL Server, Oracle), Application Server (JBoss), experience with load balancing and clustering environments.  Skills in performance tuning and optimization and trouble shooting relative to the software stack web environment.
  • Availability for overnight travel.
  • Fluent or Native German language skills and good English language skills

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES 

  • Experience with modeling methods and techniques (e.g. UML) and enterprise process and information modeling and modeling in general
  • Experience with Windows operating systems
  • Experience deploying and configuring Web Applications
  • Experience with web standards and  XML,CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL, relational database systems (Oracle and MSSQL)
  • Experience in enterprise scale usability, performance and enterprise delivery system considerations (J2EE), and enterprise system integration (with ERP).
  • Experience deploying, tuning and optimizing enterprise scale applications for High Availability performance – e.g.  Application Server (JBoss) and Database (SQL Server, Oracle) experience with load balancing and clustering environments
  • MS Office tools including MS Project and Visio, and related scripting languages
  • Expertise in core technologies  including: document management, PLM, system integration, data and process migration and conversion, security and access control, enterprise scalability and performance management, general project management, change management, and customer/ supplier collaboration processes.
  • Expertise and domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and or Global Product Sourcing and FMCG processes and industry best practices; familiar with authoring tools and practices in domain (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, OptiTex, etc.).

Post Sales – Business Consultant/Implementation Engineer – France

Business Consultant/ Implementation Engineer – France

Deliver Centric 8 Agile deployment projects on-time, per schedule per responsible technical and business goals of company (e.g. out-of-the-box – OOTB configurations, customer business process mapping, and best practice advocacy).

Key Responsibilities: Provide technical leadership and support to pre-sales and implementation teams in designing and delivering Centric 8 Solutions focused on the Retail. Apparel & Footwear Industry and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and High-Fashion market.

Manage deployment projects per Centric’s Agile deployment methodology, delivering customer solution model per out-of-the-box Centric 8 (PLM) use cases and configuration points and Centric’s Agile processes.  Conduct customer business process analysis, information modeling, mapping to Centric 8 configurations and interface control definitions with related systems to be integrated,  data and process conversion from legacy PDM systems, provide customer guidance on process-system alignment practices, desk top procedures, process-system validation and training and on-going customer care.

Specialist skills in system integration, IT tuning and optimization and installation in enterprise environments.

Acquire and disseminate FMCG domain and system integration best practices and provide customer scenario details to guide product development, QA, Customer Support groups as needed.

Key Activities:

  • Coordinate and collaborate with customer implementation team and Centric teams to ensure a successful and referenceable delivery.
  • Analyze customer business process requirements as a basis to propose Centric 8 (OOTB) Solutions.
  • Consult, deploy, tune, configure, optimize and install Centric software stack within customer’s IT environment, with a focus on enterprise high availability and system integration dimensions.
  • Produce written specifications (i.e. UML models, Centric 8 configurations) to capture business process requirements for proposed solutions and configuration activities.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to address customer business scenarios within the product scope.
  • Ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide support for Proposal and Project teams, provide technical leadership and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Develop and document Data/Object Model to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Identify, delegate and execute project tasks including installing and configuring software, deployment training, data migration and deployment support.
  • Mentor other consultants during the delivery of Centric Software based solutions.
  • Provide input into future solution functionality, implementation methodology and configuration standards.
  • Ensure that quality software engineering processes and Agile practices are followed.

 

POSITION MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with involvement in real-world PLM and enterprise system integration deployments in domain
  • Experience with FMCG, Apparel and Luxury markets and industry best practices and change management considerations
  • Proven project management experience as evidenced by successful project delivery
  • strong and confident Customer Facing / consulting skills.
  • Experience in software installation, IT troubleshooting and optimization – Database (SQL Server, Oracle), Application Server (JBoss), experience with load balancing and clustering environments.  Skills in performance tuning and optimization and trouble shooting relative to the software stack web environment.
  • Availability for overnight travel.

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES 

  • Experience with modeling methods and techniques (e.g. UML) and enterprise process and information modeling and modeling in general
  • Experience with Windows operating systems
  • Experience deploying and configuring Web Applications
  • Experience with web standards and  XML,CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL, relational database systems (Oracle and MSSQL)
  • Experience in enterprise scale usability, performance and enterprise delivery system considerations (J2EE), and enterprise system integration (with ERP).
  • Experience deploying, tuning and optimizing enterprise scale applications for High Availability performance – e.g.  Application Server (JBoss) and Database (SQL Server, Oracle) experience with load balancing and clustering environments
  • MS Office tools including MS Project and Visio, and related scripting languages
  • Expertise in core technologies  including: document management, PLM, system integration, data and process migration and conversion, security and access control, enterprise scalability and performance management, general project management, change management, and customer/ supplier collaboration processes.
  • Expertise and domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and or Global Product Sourcing and FMCG processes and industry best practices; familiar with authoring tools and practices in domain (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, OptiTex, etc.).
  • Experience in process-system re-design and adoption methods as evidenced by deployments in the industry

 

DEPLOYMENT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Expertise in the areas of solution development and project management.
  • Highly developed problem analysis and solving skills.
  • Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.
  • Exhibit collaborative working style.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.
  • Technology enthusiast with mature technical leadership skills.
  • Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written).
  • Business and commercial awareness.

 


Sales Executive – Director – Scandinavia

JOB TITLE:              Sales Executive – Director 

LOCATION:             Scandinavia 

REPORTS TO:         EVP, Sales & Client Services  

DEPARTMENT:      Sales & Account Management

PURPOSE:

Generate and increase revenues in targeted geographic territory as well as named vertical accounts through direct sales activities presenting Product Intelligence PLM Solutions focused on the Apparel Industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ownership of revenue generation within assigned territory, as well as the quality & strength of the executive relationships within the territory.
  • Responsible for in-depth, broad-based sales presentations of the entire Centric PLM Solution suite.
  • Drive complex solution sales cycles to deal closure.
  • Prospect with qualified leads to identify business opportunities in which the Centric PLM Solution suite can provide business solutions.
  • Analyze customer business requirements as a basis to develop a sales strategy and propose Product Intelligence Solutions.
  • Produce written proposals & quotations.
  • Prepare business response documentation for RFI/RFP/RFQ requests.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to complex customer business requirements.
  • Working with a technical team, ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide sales leadership for Proposal and Project teams and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Meet and exceed assigned revenue goals.
  • Develop and manage business plan for assigned territory
  • Participate in regional & national trade shows, exhibits and conferences.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

5+ years of proven success selling PLM and/or related Enterprise Application software.

Proven track record of consistently meeting and exceeded annual quotas.

Excellent presentation skills at executive level with small or large audiences.

Proven new account development skills and experience.

Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written)

Expertise or domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for (FMCG) market.

Experience preparing presentation materials and RFI/RFP responses.

Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.

Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.

Proven experience selling software solutions that result in contracts in excess of $200,000.

Experience with value based selling or solution selling

Experience selling MRP, ERP, CRM, SCM or similar is a plus

 

 


Sales Executive – Director – UK

JOB TITLE:              Sales Executive – Director 

LOCATION:             UK 

REPORTS TO:         EVP, Sales & Client Services  

DEPARTMENT:      Sales & Account Management

PURPOSE:

Generate and increase revenues in targeted geographic territory as well as named vertical accounts through direct sales activities presenting Product Intelligence PLM Solutions focused on the Apparel Industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ownership of revenue generation within assigned territory, as well as the quality & strength of the executive relationships within the territory.
  • Responsible for in-depth, broad-based sales presentations of the entire Centric PLM Solution suite.
  • Drive complex solution sales cycles to deal closure.
  • Prospect with qualified leads to identify business opportunities in which the Centric PLM Solution suite can provide business solutions.
  • Analyze customer business requirements as a basis to develop a sales strategy and propose Product Intelligence Solutions.
  • Produce written proposals & quotations.
  • Prepare business response documentation for RFI/RFP/RFQ requests.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to complex customer business requirements.
  • Working with a technical team, ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide sales leadership for Proposal and Project teams and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Meet and exceed assigned revenue goals.
  • Develop and manage business plan for assigned territory
  • Participate in regional & national trade shows, exhibits and conferences.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

5+ years of proven success selling PLM and/or related Enterprise Application software.

Proven track record of consistently meeting and exceeded annual quotas.

Excellent presentation skills at executive level with small or large audiences.

Proven new account development skills and experience.

Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written)

Expertise or domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for (FMCG) market.

Experience preparing presentation materials and RFI/RFP responses.

Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.

Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.

Proven experience selling software solutions that result in contracts in excess of $200,000.

Experience with value based selling or solution selling

Experience selling MRP, ERP, CRM, SCM or similar is a plus

 

 


Sale Executive – Director – Germany and Eastern Europe

JOB TITLE:              Sales Executive – Director 

LOCATION:             Germany and Eastern Europe 

REPORTS TO:         EVP, Sales & Client Services  

DEPARTMENT:      Sales & Account Management

 

PURPOSE:

Generate and increase revenues in targeted geographic territory as well as named vertical accounts through direct sales activities presenting Product Intelligence PLM Solutions focused on the Apparel Industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ownership of revenue generation within assigned territory, as well as the quality & strength of the executive relationships within the territory.
  • Responsible for in-depth, broad-based sales presentations of the entire Centric PLM Solution suite.
  • Drive complex solution sales cycles to deal closure.
  • Prospect with qualified leads to identify business opportunities in which the Centric PLM Solution suite can provide business solutions.
  • Analyze customer business requirements as a basis to develop a sales strategy and propose Product Intelligence Solutions.
  • Produce written proposals & quotations.
  • Prepare business response documentation for RFI/RFP/RFQ requests.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to complex customer business requirements.
  • Working with a technical team, ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide sales leadership for Proposal and Project teams and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Meet and exceed assigned revenue goals.
  • Develop and manage business plan for assigned territory
  • Participate in regional & national trade shows, exhibits and conferences.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

5+ years of proven success selling PLM and/or related Enterprise Application software.

Proven track record of consistently meeting and exceeded annual quotas.

Excellent presentation skills at executive level with small or large audiences.

Proven new account development skills and experience.

Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written)

Expertise or domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for (FMCG) market.

Experience preparing presentation materials and RFI/RFP responses.

Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.

Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.

Proven experience selling software solutions that result in contracts in excess of $200,000.

Experience with value based selling or solution selling

Experience selling MRP, ERP, CRM, SCM or similar is a plus

 

 


Presales Expert – Turkey

Location: Turkey

FUNCTION/DEPARTMENT:       Presales Expert

PURPOSE:  Provide product sales support to sales teams delivering Product Intelligence PLM Solutions to complex customer product introduction and specification requirements focused on the Apparel Industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for in-depth, broad-based pre-sales presentations of the entire Centric PLM Solution suite.
  • Analyze customer business requirements as a basis to propose Product Intelligence Solutions.
  • Configure Centric Software solutions to will fit these needs through product presentations and supporting materials.
  • Produce written specifications (i.e. Solution Scope Documents and Use Case Documents) to capture business process requirements for proposed solutions.
  • Prepare response documentation for RFI/RFP requests.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to complex customer requirements.
  • Ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide support for Proposal and Project teams, provide technical leadership and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Provide input into future solution functionality, implementation methodology and customization standards.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Excellent presentation, and application demonstration skills with small or large audiences
  • Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written).
  • Expertise or domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and or Global Product Sourcing.
  • Experience preparing presentation materials and RFI/RFP responses.
  • Expertise in the area of product development and project management.
  • Expertise in core principles including: document management, security and access control, multi-site concurrency management, general project management, change management, and consultant and supplier management.
  • Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.
  • Technology enthusiast with mature technical leadership skills.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Experience with Windows operating systems
  • Experience with Web Applications
  • Experience with UML
  • Experience with XML,CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • MS Office tools including MS Project and Visio
  • Experience with relational database systems (Oracle and MSSQL)

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar.
  • Availability for 50% over night travel, depending on home location and territory.

BEHAVIORAL CRITERIA/COMPETENCIES:

  • Managing change – Adapting effort to facilitate change in dynamic environments.
  • Team building – Actively working to build a strong team spirit and a sense of commitment.
  • Ensuring results – Taking action to ensure that work is delivered to a high standard.
  • Communication – Communicating effectively to ensure others are fully briefed and listening to ensure a mutual understanding.
  • Managing Information – Using management information to take appropriate business decisions and initiatives.
  • Internal Networking – Establishing contacts in the organization and interacting effectively with them.
  • Credibility – Making an impact and establishing credibility with internal and external customers.
  • Ensuring Results – Taking action to ensure work is delivered to a high standard.
  • Problem Analysis – Analyzing complex problems to evaluate alternatives and identify sound options.
  • Problem Solving – Resolving problems in order to clarify situations and create a way forward.
  • Calculated Risk Taking – Making sound business decisions which balance risk with reward.
  • Market Orientation -Having a business perspective on developments in the external market place.
  • Customer Focus – Ensuring that both the current and anticipated needs of customers

Pre Sales Expert – Germany and Eastern Europe

Locations: Germany and Eastern Europe

FUNCTION/DEPARTMENT:       Pre Sales

PURPOSE:

Provide product sales support to sales teams delivering Product Intelligence PLM Solutions to complex customer product introduction and specification requirements focused on the Apparel Industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for in-depth, broad-based pre-sales presentations of the entire Centric PLM Solution suite.
  • Analyze customer business requirements as a basis to propose Product Intelligence Solutions.
  • Configure Centric Software solutions to will fit these needs through product presentations and supporting materials.
  • Produce written specifications (i.e. Solution Scope Documents and Use Case Documents) to capture business process requirements for proposed solutions.
  • Prepare response documentation for RFI/RFP requests.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to complex customer requirements.
  • Ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide support for Proposal and Project teams, provide technical leadership and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Provide input into future solution functionality, implementation methodology and customization standards.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Excellent presentation, and application demonstration skills with small or large audiences
  • Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written).
  • Expertise or domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and or Global Product Sourcing.
  • Experience preparing presentation materials and RFI/RFP responses.
  • Expertise in the area of product development and project management.
  • Expertise in core principles including: document management, security and access control, multi-site concurrency management, general project management, change management, and consultant and supplier management.
  • Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.
  • Technology enthusiast with mature technical leadership skills.

 

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Experience with Windows operating systems
    • Experience with Web Applications
      • Experience with UML
      • Experience with XML,CSS, HTML and JavaScript
      • MS Office tools including MS Project and Visio
  • Experience with relational database systems (Oracle and MSSQL)

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar.
  • Availability for 50% over night travel, depending on home location and territory.

 

BEHAVIORAL CRITERIA/COMPETENCIES:

    • Managing change – Adapting effort to facilitate change in dynamic environments.
    • Team building – Actively working to build a strong team spirit and a sense of commitment.
  • Ensuring results – Taking action to ensure that work is delivered to a high standard.
  • Communication – Communicating effectively to ensure others are fully briefed and listening to ensure a mutual understanding.

 

  • Managing Information – Using management information to take appropriate business decisions and initiatives.
  • Internal Networking – Establishing contacts in the organization and interacting effectively with them.
  • Credibility – Making an impact and establishing credibility with internal and external customers.
  • Ensuring Results – Taking action to ensure work is delivered to a high standard.
  • Problem Analysis – Analyzing complex problems to evaluate alternatives and identify sound options.
  • Problem Solving – Resolving problems in order to clarify situations and create a way forward.
  • Calculated Risk Taking – Making sound business decisions which balance risk with reward.
  • Market Orientation -Having a business perspective on developments in the external market place.
  • Customer Focus – Ensuring that both the current and anticipated needs of customers are met.
  • Creativity – Coming up with new ideas and original proposals.

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Current Opportunities, Asia

Post Sales – Business Consultant/Implementation Engineer – Japan

Business Consultant/ Implementation Engineer – Japan

Deliver Centric 8 Agile deployment projects on-time, per schedule per responsible technical and business goals of company (e.g. out-of-the-box – OOTB configurations, customer business process mapping, and best practice advocacy).

Key Responsibilities: Provide technical leadership and support to pre-sales and implementation teams in designing and delivering Centric 8 Solutions focused on the Retail. Apparel & Footwear Industry and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and High-Fashion market.

Manage deployment projects per Centric’s Agile deployment methodology, delivering customer solution model per out-of-the-box Centric 8 (PLM) use cases and configuration points and Centric’s Agile processes.  Conduct customer business process analysis, information modeling, mapping to Centric 8 configurations and interface control definitions with related systems to be integrated,  data and process conversion from legacy PDM systems, provide customer guidance on process-system alignment practices, desk top procedures, process-system validation and training and on-going customer care.

Specialist skills in system integration, IT tuning and optimization and installation in enterprise environments.

Acquire and disseminate FMCG domain and system integration best practices and provide customer scenario details to guide product development, QA, Customer Support groups as needed.

Key Activities:

  • Coordinate and collaborate with customer implementation team and Centric teams to ensure a successful and referenceable delivery.
  • Analyze customer business process requirements as a basis to propose Centric 8 (OOTB) Solutions.
  • Consult, deploy, tune, configure, optimize and install Centric software stack within customer’s IT environment, with a focus on enterprise high availability and system integration dimensions.
  • Produce written specifications (i.e. UML models, Centric 8 configurations) to capture business process requirements for proposed solutions and configuration activities.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to address customer business scenarios within the product scope.
  • Ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide support for Proposal and Project teams, provide technical leadership and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Develop and document Data/Object Model to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Identify, delegate and execute project tasks including installing and configuring software, deployment training, data migration and deployment support.
  • Mentor other consultants during the delivery of Centric Software based solutions.
  • Provide input into future solution functionality, implementation methodology and configuration standards.
  • Ensure that quality software engineering processes and Agile practices are followed.

 

POSITION MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with involvement in real-world PLM and enterprise system integration deployments in domain
  • Experience with FMCG, Apparel and Luxury markets and industry best practices and change management considerations
  • Proven project management experience as evidenced by successful project delivery
  • strong and confident Customer Facing / consulting skills.
  • Experience in software installation, IT troubleshooting and optimization – Database (SQL Server, Oracle), Application Server (JBoss), experience with load balancing and clustering environments.  Skills in performance tuning and optimization and trouble shooting relative to the software stack web environment.
  • Availability for overnight travel.

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES 

  • Experience with modeling methods and techniques (e.g. UML) and enterprise process and information modeling and modeling in general
  • Experience with Windows operating systems
  • Experience deploying and configuring Web Applications
  • Experience with web standards and  XML,CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL, relational database systems (Oracle and MSSQL)
  • Experience in enterprise scale usability, performance and enterprise delivery system considerations (J2EE), and enterprise system integration (with ERP).
  • Experience deploying, tuning and optimizing enterprise scale applications for High Availability performance – e.g.  Application Server (JBoss) and Database (SQL Server, Oracle) experience with load balancing and clustering environments
  • MS Office tools including MS Project and Visio, and related scripting languages
  • Expertise in core technologies  including: document management, PLM, system integration, data and process migration and conversion, security and access control, enterprise scalability and performance management, general project management, change management, and customer/ supplier collaboration processes.
  • Expertise and domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and or Global Product Sourcing and FMCG processes and industry best practices; familiar with authoring tools and practices in domain (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, OptiTex, etc.).
  • Experience in process-system re-design and adoption methods as evidenced by deployments in the industry

 

DEPLOYMENT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Expertise in the areas of solution development and project management.
  • Highly developed problem analysis and solving skills.
  • Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.
  • Exhibit collaborative working style.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.
  • Technology enthusiast with mature technical leadership skills.
  • Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written).
  • Business and commercial awareness.

 


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